What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: September 2nd, 2021


afterlife of the party new on netflix september 2nd 2021

Afterlife of the Party – Picture: Netflix

Welcome to a rundown of what’s new on Netflix for September 2nd, 2021. We’ve got a few movies to cover which were added to yesterday but we weren’t able to include plus the brand new Victoria Justice movie arriving exclusively on Netflix. Here’s what’s new and what’s trending on Netflix US for September 2nd, 2021.

Of course, the big new addition hitting Netflix tomorrow will be Money Heist. If you’re planning on staying up in the US, you’ll want to refer to our handy release time guide here.

Today is your last chance to watch the faith movie Freshman Year which was released in 2019. It’s about a devout preacher’s son leaving home to start college.

Best New Movies & TV Shows Added to Netflix for September 2nd

Afterlife of the Party (2021)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Director: Stephen Herek
Cast: Victoria Justice, Adam Garcia, Midori Francis
Writer: Carrie Freedle
Runtime: 109 min

Our highlights today begin with Afterlife of the Party which stars Victoria Justice which has an air of Charles Dickens about it.

Victoria plays the role of Cassie who is a socialite who often disregards others in favor of herself. After a freak accident, she’s enabled to right her wrongs on earth.

Victoria Justice also has another project on the go at Netflix in the form of an untitled romantic comedy helmed by Stuart McDonald.

Hotel Del Luna (Season 1)

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Cast: Ji-eun Lee, Yeo Jin-gu, Shin Jeong-geun

Netflix is the undisputed king (or queen) of K-dramas and that is bolstered today with perhaps one of the biggest K-dramas in recent years in the form of Hotel Del Luna.

Originally airing in 2019, it makes its Netflix debut today. Here’s what you can expect:

“When he’s invited to manage a hotel for dead souls, an elite hotelier gets to know the establishment’s ancient owner and her strange world.”

Bright Star (2009)

Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Director: Jane Campion
Cast: Abbie Cornish, Ben Whishaw, Paul Schneider
Writer: Jane Campion, Andrew Motion
Runtime: 119 min

Netflix has picked up a couple of Jane Campion films this week likely in honor of the upcoming release of The Power of the Dog later this year and Bright Star is by far one of the director’s most famous and accomplished movies.


Nominated for an Oscar, the movie is set across three years recounting a love between the famous poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne.

Full List of New Releases on Netflix for September 2nd, 2021

10 New Movies Added Today

  • Afterlife of the Party (2021) Netflix Original – TV-PG – English – Cassie lives to party… until she dies in a freak accident. Now this social butterfly needs to right her wrongs on Earth if she wants to earn her wings.
  • An Unfinished Life (2005) – PG-13 – English – A grieving widow and her daughter move in with her estranged father-in-law in Wyoming, where time allows them to heal and forgive.
  • Anjaam (1994) – TV-14 – Hindi – A wealthy industrialist’s dangerous obsession with a flight attendant destroys her world, until she takes matters into her own hands to exact revenge.
  • Bright Star (2009) – PG – English – This drama details the passionate three-year romance between Romantic poet John Keats — who died tragically at age 25 — and his great love and muse.
  • Dhanak (2015) – TV-PG – Hindi – A movie-loving 10-year-old and her blind little brother trek to meet Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan for help in getting the boy an eye operation.
  • Gurgaon (2016) – TV-14 – Hindi – When the daughter of a wealthy family returns from college, she gets a frosty welcome from her brother, who has problems — and plans — of his own.
  • Here and There (2021) – TV-MA – Filipino – After meeting through a heated exchange on social media, two people with different backgrounds begin an online romance in the midst of a pandemic.
  • In the Cut (2003) – R – English – After embarking on an affair with the cop probing the murder of a young woman, an insular schoolteacher suspects her lover was involved in the crime.
  • Shikara (2020) – TV-14 – Hindi – A couple must strive to remain resilient after regional hostilities drive them from their beloved home into a refugee camp.
  • The Interview (2014) – R – English – Seth Rogen and James Franco star in this provocative comedy about two journalists recruited by the CIA after they arrange an interview with Kim Jong-un.

5 New TV Series Added Today

  • Heroes of Goo Jit Zu (Season 1) – TV-Y7 – English – After a meteor crash, a group of zoo animals transforms into squishy, gooey and stretchy superheroes with special powers and soon takes on evildoers.
  • Hotel Del Luna (Season 1) – TV-14 – Korean – When he’s invited to manage a hotel for dead souls, an elite hotelier gets to know the establishment’s ancient owner and her strange world.
  • Luv Kushh (Season 1) – TV-Y7 – Hindi – Based on the last book of the epic Ramayana, this series follows the endeavors and adventures of Lord Rama’s twin sons through their childhood.
  • Pororo – The Little Penguin (Season 1) – TV-Y7 – Korean – On a tiny island, Pororo the penguin has fun adventures with his friends Eddy the fox, Loopy the beaver, Poby the polar bear and Crong the dinosaur.
  • Q-Force (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – A gay superspy and his scrappy LGBTQ squad fight to prove themselves to the agency that underestimated them. Today, West Hollywood… tomorrow, the world!

Top 10 Movies & TV Shows on Netflix for September 2nd, 2021

# TV Shows Movies
1 Clickbait He’s All That
2 Manifest Green Lantern
3 CoComelon SAS: Red Notice
4 Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
5 All American Vivo
6 Outer Banks Sweet Girl
7 Family Reunion Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams
8 The Chair Untold: Crimes & Penalties
9 Gabby’s Dollhouse Wind River
10 Bake Squad Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed
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